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Joyce in Zurich,
[The second name was mistakenly registered as "Augusta". Joyce was actually named and baptised James Augustine Joyce, for his paternal grandfather, Costello (1992) p. 53, and the Birth and Baptismal Certificate reproduced above in this article also shows "Augustine". Ellman says: "The second child, James Augusta (as the birth was incorrectly registered) ...". Ellmann (1982) p. 21.]
Aloysius Joyce''' (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He contributed to the Modernism|modernist avant-garde
and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century.
Joyce is best known for ''Ulysses (novel)|Ulysses
'' (1922), a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer